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May 23-25, 2024

Leibniz IPHT | Jena, Germany

DNA Nanotechnology 2024

DNA represents a promising source for the realization of new and unique functional units and materials with novel properties, which will be the main theme for this meeting. Especially the emergence of novel DNA superstructures and their potential for new functionalities with unprecedented lateral as well as molecular resolution will be discussed, as well as approaches for integration and upscaling.


There will be a pre-meeting workshop „DNA Mitteldeutschland“ starting noon May 23. The meeting will start with a get-together Thursday May 23 at 7 pm, and end at Saturday May 25 noon.

Registration & Abstract Submission

Registration will open Januar 2024.

Abstract submission deadline will be March 1, 2024.



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Wolfgang Fritzsche

Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology

Head of Department Nanobiophotonics


Phone: 0049 3641 206 304

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Andrea Csaki

Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology

Head of Work Group
Molecular Plasmonics


Phone: 0049 3641 206 316

Katharina Szulc

Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology

Event Management


Phone: 0049 3641 206 035

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Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology

At the Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology (Leibniz IPHT) in Jena, scientists use light to find solutions to questions and urgent problems in the fields of health, environment, medicine and safety. Under the motto “Photonics for Life”, they research light-based technologies that make our lives safer, healthier and cleaner. Especially in the field of optical health technologies, Leibniz IPHT, in cooperation with partners from research and industry, is specifically promoting translation: the transfer of research results into applicable solutions – from Ideas to Instruments. » IPHT Website

Address: Leibniz-IPHT, Albert-Einstein-Strasse 9, 07745 Jena, Germany

Travel Information


The major train connections with Deutsche Bahn to Jena are:

  • Berlin – Jena (direct connection; travel time appr. 2,5 hours)
  • Düsseldorf – Jena (change trains in Frankfurt and Erfurt or Weimar; travel time appr. 5 hours)
  • Frankfurt – Jena (change train in Erfurt or Weimar; travel time appr. 3 hours)
  • Leipzig – Jena (IC direct connection; duration appr. 1 hour or change trains in Naumburg; duration appr. 1,5 hours)
  • Munich – Jena (direct train; duration appr. 4 hours)
  • Hamburg – Jena (direct train; duration appr. 4 hours)

For timetables and tickets please visit:

You can purchase tickets at the train station on the day of your travel and do not necessarily have to make a reservation in advance.

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The closest airport is in Leipzig-Halle (70 km away from Jena). Bigger airports are located in Berlin and Frankfurt (300 km away from Jena). Other major airports are Munich and Düsseldorf (400 kms away from Jena).


Jena can also be reached by long-distance busses from Berlin, Munich, Frankfurt and Hamburg. For timetables and tickets please visit:


Jena can be reached

  • from Berlin via the A9
  • from Frankfurt and Düsseldorf via the A4
  • from Munich and Nuremburg via the A9
  • in addition the federal highways B7 and B88 go through Jena.

Public Transportation in Jena

  • Tickets can be purchased in every bus or tram or via the FAIRTIQ-App (App Store or Google Play Store)
  • Single tickets: 2,30 €
  • Single tickets entitle you to travel with any number of changes towards your destination. They are valid for a maximum of one hour.


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Jena | Germany

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